Operation Kipion

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Operation Kipion
Status Ongoing
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Commanders and leaders
United Kingdom Theresa May
United Kingdom Penny Mordaunt
United Kingdom Sir Philip Jones

Operation Kipion is a long-standing maritime presence by the United Kingdom in the Persian Gulf and Indian Ocean to promote enduring peace and stability in the region, and ensure the safe flow of oil and trade. A permanent presence of 4 minesweepers forms the Mine Countermeasures element of this tasking.



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  1. ^ "902 Expeditionary Air Wing". Royal Air Force (RAF). Retrieved 27 October 2015.
  2. ^ a b c "Naval Deployments". Navy News. April 2018.
  3. ^ "HMS Duncan hosts Qatar's Armed Forces". Royal Navy. Retrieved 27 October 2015.

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